2019 Kerri Greens Foothills Pinot Noir

Mornington Peninsula, VIC

Superb premium Pinot Noir from the Mornington Peninsula. This Kerri Greens label is on fire. 95 points, Gary Walsh.



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Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

About The Wine

A lo-fi Mornington Peninsula Pinot Noir here born from a spin off of the iconic Quealy family label.

Tom McCarthy is the son of Kevin and Kathleen, raised in the family business, he knows Mornington Peninsula vineyards like the back of his hand. For the Kerri Green label, he and Quealy vineyard manager Lucas Blanck and their partners Sarah Saxton and Alyce Blanck, have teamed up to start a small label exploring some of these sites.

The collective have farmed this vineyard, the Silverwood vineyard, since the 2016 vintage. The fruit from this site has come along in leaps and bounds.

A majestic Pinot Noir has emerged this season, brimming with plush ripe fruit and a sense of tension that is reminiscent of Nebbiolo or similar. Very high level Mornington Peninsula Pinot Noir here and a steal at the price for the quality on offer.

Tom McCarthy & Lucas Blanck
Tom McCarthy & Lucas Blanck
Mornington Peninsula, VIC
Additional Info

From The Producer

Hand harvested, a selection of rows from the Silverwood vineyard. Vineyard established 1998, managed by Kerri Greens since 2016.

We experienced excellent ripening conditions in 2019 delivering a spotless crop with high fruit intensity. Fruit was picked in the first week of March.

Fully destemmed directly to bins by gravity, as softly and slowly as possible, no crush. The focus being on keeping the berries as whole as possible. There was no addition of sulphur or yeast and the must was left undisturbed until fermentation naturally began 5 days later.

Plunged softly, lovingly, daily. Left to mature in three Francois Freres Puncheons - 25% new - for a full 12 months.

Blend : Pinot Noir (100%)
ABV : 12.9%
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2030
Bottle Size : 750ml

The boys pressing
The boys pressing
Mornington Peninsula, VIC
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

The Wine Front

"I really like these Kerri Greens wines, and perhaps it’s a strange thing to say, but they feel nice. Cherry and strawberry, spice, some dried herb and orange peel. Supple but dusty texture, almost peppery feel, and pleasantly silty in texture, a juicy strawberry flavour, light amaro tang, cool feel with a long white pepper tannin finish. There’s something of an Italianate character to it too, which adds to its appeal. Wonderful." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)


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